Curriculum: MSN

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (47-56 semester hours)

Graduate Core (16 semester hours)
Advance Practice Nursing: Roles & Issues (4)
Biostatistics & Nursing Research (4)
Population Health (4)
Evidence-Based Health Care (4)

Advanced Practice Core (12 semester hours)

Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology (4)
Advanced Health Assessment (4)

Practica Courses (19 semester hours)

Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management I (5)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management II (5)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management III (5)
Clinical Residency (4)

Optional Education Courses (9 semester hours)

Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

 

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (45 semester hours)

Graduate Core (16 credit hours)
Advanced Practice Roles and Issues – (4)
Biostatistics and Research – (4)
Population Health – (4)
Evidence Based Healthcare – (4)

Advanced Practice Core (12 credit hours)
Advanced Pathophysiology – (4)
Advanced Pharmacology – (4)
Advanced Health Assessment – (4)

Concentration Courses (17 credit hours)
Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing – (2)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management I – (5)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management II – (5)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management III – (5)

Optional Education Courses (9 semester hours)

Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

 

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration (36-45 semester hours)

Graduate Core (16 semester hours)
Advanced Practice Nursing: Roles and Issues (4)
Biostatistics and Nursing Research (4)
Population Health (4)
Evidence-Based Healthcare (4)

Advanced Core for Administration (20 semester hours)

Management & Human Resources of Health Care Organizations (4)
Financial Management of Health Services (4)
Legal Aspects of Health Services Administration (4)
Health Care Ethics (4)
Nursing Administration Practicum: Planning & Implementing a Quality Improvement Initiative (last course) (4)

Optional Education Courses (9 semester hours)
Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

A minimum of 27 hours, including the Practicum course must be taken at the University of St. Francis to receive the degree. MS in Health Administration graduates will be granted 12 semester hours of credit toward the MSN. They will need to complete HSAD 612 Issues in Health Administration for 4 semester hours as part of the MSN program.

 

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education (37 semester hours)

Graduate Core (16 semester hours)
Advance Practice Nursing: Roles & Issues (4)
Biostatistics & Nursing Research (4)
Population Health (4)
Evidence-Based Health Care (4)

Advanced Practice Core: (12 semester hours)

Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology (4)
Advanced Health Assessment (4)

Nursing Education (9 semester hours)

Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

 

For more curriculum information, please see the USF Catalog.